August 29, 2012 · 9:11 pm
I see everything that is going on, but I’m not supposed to say anything about it. — Sarah Brigid Newsham
I bought this painting at a gallery here a few months ago. I felt it was done just for me. I vaguely knew the artist at the time, but she became a better friend before she moved away.
August 24, 2012 · 10:43 am
I sent an email message to a lot of people a couple of days ago announcing my retirement. The subject was “A Wing and A Prayer.” No one understood what I meant with that phrase.
It is the title of a song and a line from a movie made during WWII. Here’s the definition. And here’s the song.
More than being about being damaged, it’s about surviving. The phrase is “With one motor gone, we can still carry on.”
August 24, 2012 · 10:25 am
I’ve never met Juneau’s District Attorney David Brower, but I like him. The Juneau Empire has been following a story about a person who had been seen smoking marijuana, but swallowed the joint before the police could get to him. He will not be charged with anything. As Brower is quoted by the Empire as saying, “Our office has more serious charges to deal with than that.”
Thank you Mr. Brower. We don’t need the Zero Tolerance arguments any longer. Let’s deal with what’s important.